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APSA Committees carry out a number of different critical functions for the association. To learn more about a specific committee, click on the name below. APSA members who are logged onto the site will also see committee chair contact information.

Focus on underserved areas in rural and urban environments.


Mary E. Fallat – Chair
Norton Children’s Hospital

Shahab F. Abdessalam – Member
Children’s Hosp & Med Ctr of Omaha

William T. Adamson – Member
Nemours Children’s Hospital

Arturo Aranda – Member
Dayton Children’s Hospital

John C. Bleacher – Member
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Patrick C. Bonasso – Member
West Virginia University

John C. Chandler – Member
Greenville Hospital System

Karen Deveney – Member

Robert Fanelli – Member

Alexander Feliz – Member
LeBonheur Children’s Hospital

Samir K. Gadepalli – Member
Univ of Michigan

Barbara A. Gaines – Member
Children’s Hosp of Pittsburgh

James C. Gilbert – Member
TN Valley Ped Surg

Kenneth W. Gow – Member
University of Washington

Frieda M. Hulka – Member
Western Surgical Group

Sarah A. Jones Sapienza – Member
Lehigh Valley Physician’s Group- Pediatric Surgical Specialties

Jonathan Kohler – Member
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Rebecka L. Meyers – Member
Primary Children’s Hospital

Charles J. Stolar – Member
California Pediatric Surgery Group

John H. Waldhausen – Member
Seattle Children’s Hospital